This video will help you better understand the following terms & concepts:
- Population or target group
- Samples & sample statistics
- Descriptive & Inferential statistics
- Strengths & weaknesses of certain statistics
- Representative samples
Jamaica’s population grew from 2,607,632 (2.608 million) persons in 2001 to 2, 697, 983 (2.698 million) in 2011. This represents a 3.5% increase in the total population size over the period (2001 – 2011). The following shows a breakdown of 2011 population by parish:
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What is a survey?
It is the systematic/structured gathering of information from a sample/ proportion of individuals for the main purpose of making conclusions/predictions about a larger population/group.
Prior to starting a survey, one should…
Popular ways of administering a survey:
In general, the method you choose to administer your survey questionnaire will be dependent on the following: